lecithinase

noun

any of a group of enzymes that remove the fatty-acid residue from lecithins: present in the venom of many snakes

Nearby words

  1. lechwe,
  2. lecithal,
  3. lecithic,
  4. lecithin,
  5. lecithin-sphingomyelin ratio,
  6. lecithoblast,
  7. lecky,
  8. leclair,
  9. leclanché cell,
  10. leconte de lisle

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Medicine definitions for lecithinase

lecithinase

[lĕsə-thə-nās′, -nāz′]

n.

phospholipase

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